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PBS
Nov 13, 2012 12:00am PST
brown: new details emerge about the affair that led to the resignation of c.i.a. director david petraeus and about when the f.b.i. first uncover evidence of it. good evening. i'm geoffrey brown. >> ifill: and i'm gwen ifill. on the newshour tonight we get the latest on the time line as we know it and the implications for the intelligence agency. >> brown: then gay rights add voaks won their first victory at the ballot box last week. ray suarez examines the significance of voters in three states approving same-sex marriage. of >> when they see us on their front doorstep >> ifill: special correspondent john tulenko tells the story of teachers coming to the rescue of families in storm-ravaged new jersey. knocking and they realize it's us and we're here to see if they're okay, their faces lit up. >> brown: and we have three reports about veterans, beginning with a pro publica investigation into lost or destroyed combat records. >> ifill: then we talk with a veteran who has written about how we choose to remember those who serve. >> brown: and we close with a conversation with first-
PBS
Nov 14, 2012 12:00am PST
that forced c.i.a. director petraus to resign. good evening. i'm gwen ifill. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. on the newshour tonight, we get the latest on what were termed "potentially inappropriate" e- mails and documents, and we examine if and when the white house and congress should have been alerted. >> ifill: then, the senate and the house of representatives get back to work. judy woodruff looks at the long list of challenges ahead. >> brown: one item on the agenda is the so-called fiscal cliff , and that was the focus of a white house meeting today with liberal leaders. we talk with two participants. >> ifill: plus, from "our food for nine billion" series, special correspondent mary kay magistad reports on china's moves to satisfy a growing demand for meat. it has transformed lives and diets over the past 30 years meat con suption per cap to has quadrupled and city dwellers eat twice as much meat on average as those in the countryside. >> ifill: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the
FOX
Nov 13, 2012 6:00am EST
chair kwame brown wille u.s. district court judge to learn his fate today. >> he resigned and pleaded guilty to bank fraud charges in june. melanie alnwick is live in northwest d.c. with the latest. >> reporter: good morning. you know, kwame brown actually has two sentencing hearings hearings today. the first in federal court on those bank fraud charged and then the second later this afternoon in d.c. superior court on campaign finance violation charges. now, as you mentioned, brown pleaded guilty in june. after a year-long investigation, the federal charges relate to providing false information on bank loan applications. one of the loan was for a 39- foot boat. brown also forged the signature of a friend on an application and doctored two forms to overstate his income by tens of thousands of dollars. the other charges go back to an audit by d.c.'s office of campaign finance. it found that brown's 2008 election campaign failed to report more than $400,000 in contributions an expenditures and that $239,000 wound up in the hands of a consulting company controlled by brown's brother. kwa
FOX
Nov 13, 2012 5:00am EST
cliff. >>> new this morning, sentencing day for former d.c. council chair kwame brown. he pled guilty for bank fraud charges back in june. fox 5's melanie alnwick is live at the u.s. district court this morning with a look at what brown is facing. >> reporter: good morning. brown is facing perhaps a jail term but we'll see. his original plea agreement where he admitted guilty to all of those charms called identify six-month jail sentence but right now, prosecutors seem to be softening somewhat recommending to the judge just six days in jail for kwame brown and three years of supervised probation. it was really just a high profile fall from grace. brown held the district's second highest local elected office before pleading guilty in june to providing false information on bank loan applications. one of the loans was for a 39- foot, 330-horsepower boat. brown also forged the signature of a friend on an application and doctored two forms to overstate his income by tens of thousands of dollars. another case involved an audit by d.c.'s office of campaign finance and that found that brown's
FOX
Nov 13, 2012 10:00pm EST
. >>> judgment day for the former chairman of the d.c. city council, kwame brown will not be going to jail. instead he's been ordered on house arrest for making false statements on a loan application and violating the city's campaign laws. fox 5's bob barnard down in the newsroom now. >> kwame brown stood before two judges today, one in federal, the other in d.c. superior court to be sentenced for the crimes he admitted to. near tears at times in handcuffs and wearing shackles around his ankles, the 42-year- old politician born and raised in the district of columbia was ordered to spend one day in custody. former d.c. council chairman kwame brown returned to his house in southeast washington tonight. he will serve six months of home detention plus 480 hours of community service. >> hey, what's up, kwame? >> how you doing? >> reporter: brown there greeting a neighbor in a passing car as he completed his lone day of court-ordered institutional confinement in the custody of u.s. marshals. about an hour earlier brown left the federal courthouse in washington declining to speak to reporters. >
PBS
Nov 10, 2012 12:00am PST
a deal unless it includes higher taxes on the wealthy. good evening. i'm judy woodruff. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. on the newshour tonight, we'll have excerpts from the president's remarks, and our own debate on the economic challenges ahead with two senators, maryland democrat ben cardin and tennessee republican bob corker. >> woodruff: then, ray suarez has the latest on the surprise resignation of cia chief david petraeus after admitting to an extra-marital affair. >> brown: it's still cold and dark in many new jersey homes. special correspondent rick karr follows utility crews as they work to turn the electricity back on. >> access to these lines is quite difficult, cutting through peoples' backyards. you may come in one and cross four other yards just to get to your job site. >> woodruff: plus mark shields and david brooks analyze the week's news. that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: intel >> music is a universal language. but when i was in an accident, i was worried the healthcare system spoke on with all its own.
NBC
Nov 13, 2012 4:00pm EST
other big breaking news story we're following this afternoon. former d.c. council chairman kwame brown learns his fate for a federal bank fraud charge. >> his sentence includes two years probation, half a year of home detention. hundreds of hours of community service and a day in police custody. brown also got his sentence for a misdemeanor campaign finance charge at d.c. superior court today and that's where we find tom sherwood live with the latest on brown's long day of legal proceedings. tom? >> just a short time ago, brown was right here in d.c. superior court. he was shackled in chains on his hands and feet. he appeared before a judge on his misdemeanor conviction. earlier today, he faced a different judge on the felony that forced him from office. >> step back and give him room. >> reporter: last summer, kwame brown in a few chaotic hours resign as d.c. council chairman and pleaded guilty to felony bank fraud charges. he had forged home loans. he even faxed the phony documents. he was back in federal court tuesday to be formally sentenced but not before he told the judge he had
NBC
Nov 13, 2012 6:00pm EST
chair kwame brown has been sentenced to two years probation for lying on loan documents. that's only part of the punishment. >> reporter: jim, kwame brown faced only a misdemeanor here at superior court. but in federal court he was sentenced for a felony that cost him his job. brown was back at federal court tuesday to be formally sentenced. but not before he tearfully told judge richard leon, he had done wrong because of my own poor conduct. i am not a victim. it was stupid. i was wrong. brown's mother and wife left the court without comment. brown was detained to serve one day in custody. his sentence also includes two years supervised release. a form of probation. six months in home detention with electronic monitoring. a 10:00 p.m. curfew and 480 hours of community service. >> he has received a sentence from the court and the court expects that he will abide by the sentence. that means all of his material. if it means a curfew at 10:00, it mean be there at 10:00 so when they turn that electronic bracel lelet gizmo on, it will off. >> he was cooperating with prosecutors. the u.s.
MSNBC
Nov 14, 2012 2:30am PST
investigated. >>> incumbent senator scott brown of massachusetts who lost to elizabeth warren is calling on his republican party to move to the middle. >> we need to be a larger party. i'm a pro-choice moderate republican, there's a vanishing breed. you know that now. you've lost joe lieberman, richard lugar, kent conrad, me, olympia snowe. that group in the middle, it's vanishing and there are on both sides there are extremes as you all know kind of pushing back against the middle. i've always felt that that group in the middle is, quite frankly, the most powerful group because they're able to get to that 60-vote fleshhold and get things done so i'm hopeful we'll be a more tolerant, you know, open-minded party. >> there is speculation that brown could make another run for national if president obama names senator john kerry to his cabinet as a possible secretary of state or perhaps defense secretary. senator brown is also rumored to be a contender for massachusetts governor in 2014 but he insists his immediate future is focused outside of politics. >> my job is to make sure there is a smooth t
NBC
Nov 13, 2012 11:00am EST
on the news that broke overnight. >> former d.c. council chairman kwame brown is awaiting his sentence. we have a reporter that will bring the announcement. >> the head of d.c. schools wrapped up a press conference. we have a reporter at the press conference. he'll tell us why and when the schools will be shut down. >>> our studio has been transformed into an elegant winter scene for today's wedding. today, music, food and the perfect dress for the winter wedding of your dreams. good morning. welcome to news 4 midday. i'm keith russell. >> i'm barbara harrison. it's tuesday, november 13th, 2012. we have breaking news. unusual scene in court. just now, it ended with no plea deal were suspected east coast rapist. prosecutors believe aaron thomas was going to plead guilty for the 2009 attack on three teenagers. there was confusion as he hesitated to enter a plea. he said i don't know what way is right and which way is wrong. after a short recess, he backed out of the plea deal. julie carey is in court and will bring the latest. >>> kwame brown is being sentenced on a federal bank charge. he r
FOX
Nov 13, 2012 5:00pm EST
the crimes he committed. the former chairman of the d.c. council kwame brown fought back tears as he told a federal judge my conduct has brought me here, and i am truly sorry about. that brown's attorney, fred cook, stood next to him. >> he's where he is because of what he did. >> reporter: the former chairman expressed regret for falsifying loan documents for his home and boat while on the council. he talked about the embarrass metand ridicule he brought his family. he said i was wrong. those things weren't important. this as family members wiped away tears. >> obviously, this is difficult for them and you don't want to soon see anyone you care about get sentenced. hat is ditch cut. and they're optimistic and they will see that -- that is good. >> reporter: the judge was opposed to the prosecution's attempt to send brown to jail for six days. use his elected office to make personal gains or defraud the people he represented. but fox 5s political analyst mark plotkin believes that some will think the former chairman got off easily. >> i think most people don't think six days is
CBS
Nov 13, 2012 12:00pm EST
in manassas, virginia. >>> former d.c. council chair kwame brown will go before two judges. he's scheduled to be sentence on violating a campaign statute. in federal court he's awaiting for sentencing for lying on loan applications. both of these crimes carry a six-month sentence. it's happening in federal court today. bruce johnson has been covering the sentence. he has the latest now. bruce? >> reporter: hi, mike. former councilman chairman kwame brown has been sentenced here in federal court. he was sentenced on the felony charge of bank fraud. here's the sentence and came as a surprise to many people. he's now in the custody of the u.s. marshals. the just sentenced him to remain in the custody of marshals for the remainder of this business day. come 5:00 he will be released. as you say he has another court appearance at 2:00, 2:30 this afternoon on a misdemeanor charge over in superior court. the felony, the big one, in addition to being sentenced to the custody of u.s. marshals for the rest of the day, he will be under a 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. curfew for the next six months. he will
FOX
Nov 14, 2012 6:00am EST
. >>> also making headlines this morning, former d.c. council chair kwame brown learns his punishment for bank fraud and a campaign finance violation and he will not be spending time behind bars. >> also ahead, the alleged east coast rapist backs out of an expected guilty plea. we'll have more on that when fox 5 morning news continues. ♪ [ harry umlaut ] hey you know what, i speak european. [ sally umlaut ] european isn't a language. i think they speak all kinds over there. nah. it's basically one language with a few variations. my cousin has a passport. uh-huh. take this fascinating muller yogurt. frut up. means "fruit up." as in creamy yogurt down below. and a delectable, aromatic layer of blended fruity, moussey, uppiness on top. frut up. as the europeans say. in their language. wow. you really are bilingual. yeah, i dated a comma in high school. [ male announcer ] muller. the european for yummy. well, inside the brewer, there's a giant staircase. and the room is filled with all these different kinds of coffee. actually, i just press this button. brew what you love, simply. keuri
CBS
Nov 12, 2012 4:00am PST
morning. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. we begin with the resignation of cia director david petraeus. lawmakers want to know if national security was compromised by the extramarital affair that forced him to step down and why they weren't told sooner. it was harassing emails allegedly from petraeus' mistress to another woman that triggered an fbi probe. tara mergener is in washington with details. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. jill kelly took her concerns to the fbi several months ago eventually exposing the affair. now congress is demanding more details. cbs news has learned this woman 37-year-old jill kelly triggered an fbi investigation leading to the resignation of cia director david petraeus. petraeus resigned friday after word got out he was having an affair with his biographer paula broadwell. his resignation caught many on capitol hill offguard. >> it was like a lightning bolt. >> reporter: kelly went to the fbi after allegedly receiving emails from broadwell warning her to back off and to stay away from her guy. broadwell made this comment about pe
SFGTV
Nov 10, 2012 8:00am PST
to influence the shadow president of the united states, my friend willie brown, when he becomes vice president of the united states [speaker not understood] organized crimes for 9/11 friendly plan, and you can break agenda today, the brown act allows you to do that to make an emergency request for the president of the united states to order our troops home under martial law [speaker not understood], which will end 77 unconstitutional wars since world war ii and get him reelected. i think he'd like that. thank you for listening. >> thank you. next speaker. we're switching the microphone. now you can go. >>> my name is paulette brown and i'm here again i'm going to show the video i've been showing every week concerning our little children, the violence going on here [speaker not understood]. [video presentation] >> it is quite another to experience the sudden violent death of a loved one. >>> it is not a joke. [gunshots] >> in 2004 san francisco experienced [speaker not understood] ♪ >>> [speaker not understood], we need someone to stand with us. we feel sorry for those people that got murdere
FOX
Nov 12, 2012 4:25am EST
call at alexandria police department and you can remain anonymous. >>> kwame brown will learn his fate tomorrow. he is set to be sentenced for bank fraud and campaign violation charges. he resigned in june. brown is facing one year in jail but prosecutors are urging the judge to sentence him to six days in jail and three years supervised reclose. >>> congress wants more details into the extramarital affair of former cia director david petraeus. they want to know why they weren't told sooner and if national security was ever compromised. fox 5's melanie alnwick has more. >> reporter: david petraeus was due to testify this week. now, some members of congress are questioning the timing of the cia director's resignation. the affair between david petraeus and paula broadwell, the woman who wrote his biography, was uncovered during and fbi investigation into harassing e-mails. a family friend contacted the fbi about those anonymous threatening e-mails which the fbi then traced to broadwell. lawmaker believe the investigation went on for several months and they are asking why they weren't inf
NBC
Nov 13, 2012 5:00am EST
d.c. council chair kwame brown. he'll be sentenced in two different courtrooms for two different charges. first brown will learn his fate for a federal bank charge he pled guilty to in june and admitted he lied on applications to obtain bank loans. he faces up to six months in prison. prosecutors are asking the judge to sentence him to just six days in jail because he has been cooperative. brown will also be sentenced in superior court on a misdemeanor campaign violation. he faces up to six months behind bars on that charge as well. >>> four minutes after the hour. today the trial will begin for a bowie state university student charged with murdering her roommate. alexis simpson is accused o stabbing her roommate dominique frazier in september of last year. the two got into an argument over the volume of an ipod. simpson's attorney says she was acting in self-defense and shouldn't be charged with murder. >>> in about five hours, we expect d.c. to announce that more than a dozen schools will be closing for good. schools chancellor khai ya henderson will make the announcement at 8:
CBS
Nov 13, 2012 4:00am PST
morning, everybody. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. this morning, one of america's highest ranking military leaders has been caught up in the investigation that led to the resignation of cia director david petraeus. general john allen is the top u.s. commander in afghanistan. allen is under investigation by the pentagon for alleged inappropriate communications with jill kelly. she's the tampa, florida, woman, who is said to have received threatening e-mails from petraeus's mistress. a pentagon official says allen and kelly exchanged up to 30,000 communications between 2010 and 2012. it's unclear if they were involved in sexual matters or classified information. allen will remain the u.s. commander in afghanistan for now. but these latest developments only serve to widen the scandal that has gripped the nation's capital since friday. tara mergener is in washington with more. what's the latest there? >> reporter: good morning to you. that's right. another twist in this drama. defense secretary leon panetta ordered a pentagon investigation on monday involving one of the u.s. military'
ABC
Nov 13, 2012 5:00am EST
>> new twists in the sex scandal. american general caught up. >> kwame brown will find out his punishment today after being -- guilty to a federal bank fraud charges. ♪ >> move over a backup blast, be a newms to theender for worst song of year. rebecca black. >> live and in hd. this is "good morning washington." on your side. thatat would we do youtube. >> good morning, washington. i am cynnÉ simpson. >> i am steve chenevey. thet will be slow going on road i am sure. we will check in with steve and a second. the weatheryou headlines. down as we coming speak and will continue through good part of the morning. get past the noon hour and that drive up and we thissee clearing afternoon. temperature-wise we are back below average. hope you enjoyed that 72 degrees yesterday afternoon. at doppler a look radar. you can see the rain is across the area. off to the west is worry heavier showers are. mostly white and moderate rain. at 9:00 a.m., 47 and rain. noon, 51 and may be a stray showers. your seven-day in just a minute. first-run the belfort furniture center, let us check on traf
MSNBC
Nov 10, 2012 3:00am PST
brown of georgia. and on tuesday he won back his house seat, and therefore his place on the house science committee. there's no suspense about paul brown's re-election because he ran unopposed. but in a development worthy of national recognition, maybe a national round of applause, i need to tell you that nearly 4,000 of paul brown's constituents went in to the voting booth on tuesday, and decided that instead of just voting for unopposed paul brown, or instead of just not voting for anybody in that race, nearly 4,000 people in paul brown's district decided they would write in a worthy opponent for him. nearly 4,000 in his district went into the voting booth on tuesday and wrote in the name charles darwin. instead of voting for the evolution is lies from the pit of hill guy. which is maybe as good a reminder as we are ever going to get in this country that it is not just that when things seem dire that we should hope for improvement. sometimes even when things go great, good-bye todd akin. sometimes there is still room for yet more good news on top of something you already thought
NBC
Nov 13, 2012 11:00am PST
] pillsbury chocolate chip cookies. let the making begin >>> happening right now, governor jerry brown is meeting with the csu board to discuss new fee proposals. this comes a week after prop 30 over tuition increases. many would charge extra for a csu student who takes more classes than they need. it is to encourage students to graduate on time and make way for incoming freshmen. if approved, the new fees would take effect next fall. >>> the moraga school board is discussing how sex abuse cases are handled in the district. the student safety committee has been working on that policy. board members will discuss the lawsuit filed against that districts by former christine kunaan. tonight's meeting is set to start at 7:00 p.m. at the wauken school. >>> woshoppers are getting a ju on black thursday shopping. yes, black thursday. it gives families time to finish the meal and shop and sleep in as opposed to storming malls at dawn on friday. some workers aren't too happy with the idea. they started online petitions pushing for the day off so they can spend time with their families. >> the pe
CBS
Nov 9, 2012 7:00am PST
wilson was arrested. wilson's family hired world famous seattle defense attorney john henry brown. brown once represented serial killer ted bundy and is now defending robert bales, the american soldier accused of mass murder in afghanistan. in the mid '90s, he came to wenatchee when scores of adults were charged with child sexual abuse. he succeeded in having some of those cases dropped or overturned. >> it was completely false, made up known as the wenatchee witch hunt. >> reporter: gary reisen was the prosecutor then going up against brown in the child sex abuse scanneding and he's the prosecutor now against kris wilson. >> mr. brown likes case that is are high visibility. >> reporter: the two attorneys were ready to present their cases to the judge and jury. gary reisen had strong dna evidence. john henry brown had a strong card to play a witness who claims she saw mackenzie strangled on videotape by somebody else. >> to watch somebody be tortured like they did to her and kill her and laugh about it never goes away. >> reporter: the outcome was a cour
ABC
Nov 12, 2012 4:30am EST
to the best start and mike brown got fired. we have a new coach. >> everyone knows the lakers are one of the most popular teams in the nba and this morning we can confirm they do have a new coach. through his agent we have learned that mike d'antoni has been hired as the lakers' new head coach although the team hasn't officially confirmed that. the deal is said to be four years, $12 million with an option for an additional year after that. the lakers were talking to former head coach bill -- phil jackson but they didn't go through. d'antoni last coached the new york knicks and before that was with the phoenix suns. steve nash played under d'antoni for the suns so this is sitting well with some players. we will probably learn more later on today but once again one of the nba's most popular teams the l.a. lakers, have a brand-new coach. >> we want to make your mornings easier. we have a new abc 7 alarm clock iphone app. it has all the latest news weather, traffic and personalized abc 7 alarm tones from some of us here. chriskris van cleave shows us how it works.
FOX
Nov 13, 2012 7:00am EST
qualmie brown will be sentenced on bank charges. >> also campaign violation charges which he will be sentenced for this afternoon. melanie is live outside the u.s. district court now with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. we all know brown was a rising political star. in 2004 he became the first person living east to win a city council seat. he rose in power taking the council chairman step in 2010 at the age of 40. federal prosecutors say after today, he will have no political office and be unemployed. he pleaded guilty in june. false information on bank loan applications. one of the loans was for 39 foot boat. also forged the signature of a friend to overstate his income by tens of thousands of dollars. the other charges go back to an audit. 2008 re-election campaign kwauled to report more than $400,000 in expenditures and $239,000 wound up in the hands of a consulting company. on those federal charges brown's original plea called for 6 month sentence. prosecutors believe a 6 day jail sentence plus three years of supervised probation would be appropriate
KICU
Nov 12, 2012 11:30pm PST
sooner rather than later. >>> governor jerry brown says he plans to attend a cal board meeting tomorrow in person. cal u says they are planning to raise fees for students who have to take a class over. the governor is a board member but typically says a proxy. his office says he wants to go in person to discuss the state of education following the passage of proposition 30. the governor also plans to attend a uc board meeting at uc san francisco on friday. >>> a crash on i4 sent one person to the hospital and snarled traffic. near g street in antioch. this is video of the back up. the highway patrol says the driver of a w crashed into a big rig and the car slipped beneath the truck's trailer. the driver of the bmw got out before the fire started and reportedly suffered only minor injuries. >>> now to oakland where a truck and car collided head on sending a driver of that car to the hospital. it happened at 3:45 on oak port street and interstate 880. police say firefighters had to extricate the man from his car. he is in critical condition at this hour. the truck driver was not hurt. >>>
NBC
Nov 13, 2012 6:00am EST
local schools will be shut down for good. >>> and former d.c. councilman kwame brown heads to court. good morning, i'm aaron gilchrist. >> and i'm eun yang. we're following breaking news. >>> the top military general in afghanistan now involved in the scandal that cost cia director general david petraeus his job. the fbi looking into e-mails between general john allen and a friend of petraeus. how they found out about them, we'll talk about in ten minutes. >>> it is rainy and cold. so we sent storm team 4 meteorologist tom kierein out on the weather deck to tell us all about it. >> it's all digital until i see it. it is coming down. and it is cold. we've got a blustery wind blowing at 15, 20 miles an hour, and it is wet all over the place. a lot of leaves came down with the gusty winds overnight when the cold front came through at 1:00 this morning. right now storm team 4 radar showing a lot of the heavier rain is north of the washington, and the area in the yellow is moderate rain along the frederick, montgomery county line into western howard county. that is passing northeast and
CBS
Nov 13, 2012 6:00am EST
. >>> former d.c. council chair kwame brown is to be sentenced today. it's unclear whether he will have to serve any time behind bars. in june brown pleaded guilty to federal court lying on loan applications and in d.c. superior court he admitted to misdemeanor campaign vie layings. prosecutor -- violations. prosecutors are only asking brown to spend six days in jail on bank fraud but brown's lawyer says he's suffered enough and shouldn't serve any jail time. >>> today police causing the man the east coast rapist is expected to plead guilty in a court room. aaron thomas is accused of attacking more than a hundred women from virginia to connecticut. >>> it is coming up on 6:35. jessica doyle is back with another your money report. >> she's talking about -- i would say a surprise regarding some new wheels. >> that's right. this is a huge surprise for a lot of folks. motor friend is out with its car of the year. and it's one very few of us would ever be able to afford. they picked model f -- the tesla model s ranges in price up to $100,000. the plug-in luxury model s topped the list of con
CBS
Nov 13, 2012 4:30am EST
.c. council chair kwame brown is scheduled to be sentenced in federal court. in june brown pleaded guilty to bank fraud. he admitted to lying on two separate bank loans valued at more than 200,000. he could face a maximum of six months in jail. prosecutors have asked the judge in the case to sentence brown to six days plus three years probation. >>> president obama is trying to gain support for his plan to avoid the fiscal cliff. today he'll meet with labor leaders. tomorrow he hopes to earn the support of business leaders. friday he'll talk to congressional leaders. the fiscal cliff is a series of tax increases and across the board spending cuts which many economists say could push our country into another recession. congress is also going to be working on the fiscal cliff when it comes back to work today. the house and senate have been in recess since september when legislators took a break for elections. both democratic and republican leaders say they do believe some kind of deal can be worked out before the end ever the year. newly elected senators from both sides will get a chance to
CBS
Nov 9, 2012 7:00am EST
wilson was arrested. wilson's family hired world famous seattle defense attorney john henry brown. he once represented ted bundy and now defending robert bales. in the mid-'90s he came to wenatchee when score of adults were charged with skills sexual abuse. he succeeded in having some of those cases dropped or overturned. >> it was completely false. made up. what's become known as the wenatchee witch-hunt. >> there's more they tricks with john. >> reporter: gary reason was the prosecutor then going up against john henry browne in the child sex abuse. >> mr. browne likes cases that are high visibility. >> reporter: the two attorneys were ready to present their cases to the judge and jury. gary reason had strong dna evidence. but john henry browne had a strong card to play, a witness who claims she saw mackenzie strangled on videotape by someone else. >> have to watch somebody be tortured like they did to her. and kill her and laughed about it. >> reporter: the outcome was a courtroom drama that no one expected. >> so what's going on? >> this is what i love about "48 hours" case when it
FOX News
Nov 14, 2012 6:00pm PST
to testify before congress in a closed hearing on friday. here with more, bill cunningham and michael brown. what is jure overall take on where this goes? >> i am sure, sean hannity, you would agree and michael brown would agree, this is a disastrous start to a second term. you have the cia director in a sex scandal. the commander of forces in afghanistan, sexting with a hot chick in tampa. rome is burning. the middle-east is in flames and obama is hold egg news conference with cupcakes thrown by magnolia bakery. how could this be worse for barack obama? how could it be any worse? michael, you explain to me. >> i imagine the president's pretty happy that he won re-election, 7 days ago. clearly, some of these challenges are still on his to-do list. he has a lot of work to do. but the american people have spoken. so even with all the propaganda that your side of the aisle tried to spit out on president obama, he was able to survive. not just survive. he won -- >> i think it was 51% -- >> i understand you are upset. look, i understand you are upset. but it's time to move on-- >>> all right. --
NBC
Nov 12, 2012 6:00pm EST
. >>> former d.c. council chairman kwame brown will find out how much jail time he will get for felony bank fraud. brown is expected in federal court tomorrow for sentencing. he pled guilty over the summer. he's facing up to six months in jail. the prosecution is asking for only six days and three years probation. brown re signed as chairman of the d.c. council earlier this year. >>> hundreds of workers at the walter reed medical center say they haven't been paid since last month. the union represents nearly 300 janitors at the facility. they have filed a complaint against the company that contracts them to work at walter reed. the workers say they are reluctant to strike because of their concern for the patients. they're asking the government to pay them directly, instead of going through the contractor. >>> it has become a veterans day tradition at one fairfax county elementary student to have a service member come to speak to the class. an army colonel made a special appearance from afghanistan. >> reporter: these students at fort hunt elementary are on quite the veterans day field trip,
FOX
Nov 12, 2012 5:00am EST
in benghazi. petraeus could still be called to testify despite his resignation. >>> kwame brown will learn his fate tomorrow. brown is set to be sentenced for bank fraud and campaign finance violation charges. he resigned from his council seat back in june and brown is now facing one year in jail but prosecutors are urging the judge to sentence him to six days in jail and three years supervised release. >>> a quiet neighborhood is rocked by a deadly explosion and it could mean that dozens of people will lose their homes. details next as we check national and world headlines. >> it was two weeks ago today that hurricane sandy sit hitt and still see many are waking up in the dark and cold. with have the latest from the storm coming up -- it was two weeks ago today that hurricane sandy hit and still many are waking up in the dark and cold. >>> an independent neighborhood devastated by a massive house explosion. two people were killed and seven others hurt late saturday night. the blast and subsequent fire sent many residents running for safety in just their pajamas. in all, 80 homes were damaged
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